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Lookback: Oil boom in Muskegon helped soften blow of Great Depression, but brought serious risks
The oil boom here which helped cushion the economic blow at the start of the Great Depression brought another kind of hazard with it.
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Sun Jul 13, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Garden will spring from site of Muskegon blaze
It will be a little oasis in the city -- a place of solitude and beauty where devastating flames once lit the night sky.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press
A 5-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead in a car in his Port Huron neighborhood.
Muskegon top headlines: Chlorine gas incident at Michigan's Adventure, slain jogger
Emergency personnel treat victims who were involved when chemicals were released in an area at the water park at Michigan's Adventure on July 11, 2014.
Sailors race for charity at Harbor Hospice MLive Muskegon Chronicle Regatta
The regatta, which took place Saturday, July 12 at the Muskegon Yacht Club, was held to raise money for the local Harbor Hospice.
Muskegon Mayor Steve Gawron on Heritage Village Garden and Car Show: 'It's these type of efforts that you see in great cities'
Located in the heart of Muskegon, the neighborhood contains the entire downtown area making it a hub of activity at times; however, its urban location also brings some crime to its streets.
Tornadoes, record temperatures and shipwrecks
Tornadoes, record temperatures and shipwrecks top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history.
Slain jogger Becky Bletsch's family organizes women's self-defense clinic
The mysterious murder of Rebekah "Becky" Bletsch on June 29, apparently while she was jogging on rural Automobile Road in Dalton Township near her home, has affected many people in the Muskegon area -- and not only those who knew her.
Peg West: The latest 'salty' carrying wind turbine parts a welcome site for our port
The salties are back, and I couldn't be more excited. My heart leaped a bit as I drove in this week when I saw the Hansa Heavy Lift Elbe in port.
Youth groups, volunteers to cleanup Joe Clifford Memorial Park on Monday
A neighborhood park clean-up on July 14 will include several youth groups, neighbors and Church of God is Christ Community Center volunteers, who will clean from 9 a.m. until noon at the Joe Clifford Memorial Park, located on Wesley Street.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Detroit News
Chlorine gas at Muskegon amusement park sends dozens to showers, hospitals
Muskegon County Sheriff Dean Roesler tells The Muskegon Chronicle that the gas was created Friday afternoon by the release of a combination of chemicals at Michigan's Adventure.
Christmas in July? No, but there was snow at Muskegon's Parties in the Park
It snowed at Parties in the Park on Friday, July 11 at Hackley Park, courtesy of the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex.
Kick-in holdup conviction of man who represented himself upheld on appeal
The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and sentencing of a Muskegon Heights man for aiding and abetting a kick-in armed robbery in Muskegon.
Clayton Hardiman: What's in a name? Something powerful
Actually she was talking about origins. In the process, she had a few things to say about identity and experience as well.
New trend of outdoor seating in downtown Muskegon part of revival effort
By looking up and down Western Avenue in downtown Muskegon, the new trend in the redevelopment of the downtown area is visible.
CWC Textron in Roosevelt Park receives additional tax break, extension for $6 million projects
Two resolutions approved by Roosevelt Park officials this summer will relieve CWC Textron of paying the city thousands in personal property taxes for projects worth more than $6 million.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
More than 70 attend candlelight vigil for Muskegon Heights 14-year-old fatal shooting victim
Several faces were lit by candlelight, as a crowd of more than 70 people stood in the middle of Hovey Avenue on Thursday, July 10, where 14-year-old Dmetrius Washington Jr. was gunned down less than two days earlier.
Lumberjacks announce Affiliate and Initial Protected Lists for 2014-15 season
Following the recent completion of Tryout Camp in June and arrival of the United States Hockey League's deadline to submit an initial protected roster and affiliate list for the upcoming 2014-15 season, the Muskegon Lumberjacks have announced their initial 28-man protected roster that features a total of 17 players that played in the USHL during ... (more)
Jury swiftly convicts man in Norton Shores motel-room holdup that led to shooting
A Muskegon County jury took 40 minutes to convict a Muskegon man for robbing and shooting another man last November in a Norton Shores motel.
The Arc Muskegon to host 1960s, Beatles-themed fundraiser at Hampton Green Farm
The vibrancy of the 1960s and a classic album by one of the world's most popular English rock bands will set the tone of a fundraiser taking place at the Hampton Green Farm this month.